Cracker Barrel Denied Coverage Of EEOC Suit Costs

Law360, New York (September 21, 2011, 9:40 PM EDT) -- A Tennessee federal judge has held that Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.'s insurer is not responsible for its legal costs stemming from a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit, according to a ruling made public Wednesday.

In dismissing the case on Sept. 16, U.S. District Judge John T. Nixon agreed with Cincinnati Insurance Co.'s argument that the restaurant chain could only be reimbursed for defense costs in litigation brought directly by its employees, meaning it did not apply to the suit brought by the EEOC,...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.